Department of Justice, Akwesasne Representative & Advocacy Program Band Representatives (2)

About the Role:

SALARY LEVEL: PAY BAND 6-8 $65,476.08 - $113,048.18 ANNUALLY


DEADLINE TO APPLY: JULY 15, 2024, BY 4:00PM



SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:


The Band Representative ensure that registered/eligible child and/or youth members and their family, who are involved in the child welfare system know their inherent and legal rights; are treated fairly, equitable, respectfully and are provided with culturally relevant services, resources and programs that are consistent with the vision, mission, and values of the Mohawk’s of Akwesasne. Having full party status, the person who holds this position is named by the Council to represent the Band’s interest in child protection proceedings or hearings. Should have a working knowledge of the Child and Youth Family Service Act of Ontario, Youth Protection Act of Quebec.


QUALIFICATIONS:


• Bachelor of Social Work degree preferred, BA in related field accepted with;


• Minimum two (2) years' work experience in social work field


OR Minimum educational qualifications: Two (2) year College diploma in the Social Services (or


equivalent or related field Law and Security, Child and Youth Worker, Social Work, Behavioral


Science, Criminal Justice, Psychology) with.


• Minimum four (4) years' work experience in social work field



All interested applicants MUST submit all of the following documents:


1. a cover letter,


2. resume,


3. copies of all relevant certificates/diplomas,


4. status card (if applicable) and


5. three references submitted on Consent to Release Reference Check form, which can be found on the Akwesasne.ca website under Employment.


Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume. Native preference in hiring. A criminal record check is mandatory before start of employment. As a requirement of employment, all applicants must have a Canadian Social Insurance number. An eligibility list will be created for one year. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. MCA reserves the right to retract, postpone, or revise employment opportunities at any time.


Submit application packages using one of the following methods (email preferred):



E-mail: jobs@akwesasne.ca



Mail: 

MCA Staffing Officer

PO Box 90

Akwesasne, Quebec 

H0M 1A0



Drop Off: 

10 Akwesasne St

Administration Building #3

Akwesasne, Quebec 

H0M 1A0

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